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ID: 7005232
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005232

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Guangdong (province)  Guangdong (province)

Coordinates:
Lat: 23 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 23.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 113 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 113.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Most foreign contact with 18th-century China was focused in this area; went to war with Britain over importation of Indian opium in 1841, resulted in cession of Hong Kong and Treaty of Nanking 1842; saw unrest during revolution in 1911; was occupied by Japan in 1938.

Names:
Guangdong (preferred,C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Kuang-tung (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Kwang Tung (C,V)
Kwangtung (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Canton (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Canton province (C,V,display,English,U,N)
Cantonese (C,O)
CH30 (C,V,FIPS,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Guangdong Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones),U)
Kuang-tung Sheng (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Kwangtung Province (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
Kwantung (C,V,Chinese (transliterated),U)
广东 (C,V,Chinese,U)
广东省 (C,V,Chinese,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Zhongguo (nation)  ........  Zhongguo (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Guangdong (province)  ............  Guangdong (province) (P)

Place Types:
province (preferred, C)  ............  created under Mings, 1368
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
广东..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
广东省..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Canton..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
Cantonese..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Canton province..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
CH30..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Guangdong..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Guangdong Sheng..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kuang-tung..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Kuang-tung Sheng..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kwangtung..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 636
Kwang Tung..........  [VP]
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 3 February 2004
Kwangtung Province..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Kwantung..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1907075
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2003-2004) accessed 3 February 2004
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 636
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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